Darrell Armstrong had 29 points and 11 assists and the Magic won consecutive games without Tracy McGrady, beating the Grizzlies 103-99 Friday night. Vancouver led 91-85 with 4:50 left, but the Magic finished with an 18-8 run to win for the fifth time in seven games.
McGrady, Orlando's leading scorer and rebounder, was serving the latter half of a two-game suspension for fighting Saturday with Sacramento's Bobby Jackson.
"If we're going to be an offensive team without T-Mac, that's going to be a difficult way of winning the basketball game," Magic coach Doc Rivers said. "But we can be a defensive team without him and I thought in the second half, that's exactly what we were."
Mike Miller had 23, including a three-pointer with 2:15 left for a 93-91 Orlando lead, its first since the first quarter.
KINGS: A Warriors fan accused guard and former Florida player Jason Williams of yelling slurs about Asians and gays at a game Feb.
28. According to a letter sent to commissioner David Stern by season-ticket holder Michael Ching, Williams made the comments to jeering fans while sitting on the bench. Using an expletive, he said, "Do you remember the Vietnam War? I'll kill y'all just like that," according to the letter, parts of which appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle and Oakland Tribune.
76ERS: Coach Larry Brown will miss at least the first two games of a four-game road trip to have medical tests. The team said Brown has acid reflux and a hiatal hernia, disorders of the stomach and esophagus. Brown, 60, coached Friday and would have been able to continue if the team wasn't traveling, team physician Jack McPhilemy said.
SUNS: Guard Jason Kidd, accused of slapping his wife during an argument, will not be disciplined by the league.